Program Information

School: MacEwan University
Faculty: Faculty of Arts & Science
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Political Science and Government, General
Description: As Aristotle points out, the ‘science’ of politics is the master science on which all other aspects of civilization depend. Political scientists examine how humans organize their societies and make collective decisions. Students taking political science will be able to understand and evaluate complex political issues in the contemporary world, develop independent analytical ability, and learn the basic concepts for making intelligent political analysis.

Sub-fields of political science include: International relations, Comparative politics, Canadian government, Political philosophy, Local government, and Public administration.

URL: Bachelor of Arts – Political Science at MacEwan University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This cost estimate is for Year 1 (30 credits) of the program.

This estimate does not included mandatory program fees which may vary by term and year of study.

Careers: Intelligence Officers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 65

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants must have a minimum overall average of 65 percent, with no course grade lower than 50 percent, in the following high school courses: ELA 30-1, and four subjects from Group A, B, C or D courses. Applicants are strongly encouraged to present a broad range of subjects in order to benefit from the breadth of learning and to increase flexibility of future program and course choices. Please visit the website for more information.